RabidChild wrote:I'd forgotten about people talking to you before you said that, then I remembered that when I visited the Great Wall I had a few Chinese people their who wanted a picture taken with me. A tour guide explained that a lot of people from the middle and north of the country have never seen a westerner, so it's a big score for them to get a picture with one. Like having a picture taken with an alien.
Might be a bit less common these days. This was a good few years ago now, back in the early boom days over there. A completely surreal experience.
You seen many of the granny brigade about? Old folks with Nazi-like red armbands? That may also have gone out of fashion since my last visit to the mainland.
#9301940, By SClaw Visiting Beijing
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